Economic Research Report No. (ERR-829) 62 pp

May 2021

Food Insecurity Among Working-Age Veterans

This report documents the extent and severity of food insecurity among working-age veterans, ages 18–64, who made up 76 percent of the veteran population in 2019. Examining working-age veteran subpopulations, this report compares food insecurity among working-age veterans and nonveterans, and examines the association between military service and food insecurity.

Keywords: Food insecurity, military service, poverty, veterans, well-being, working-age adults

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